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It’s Official: Christine McVie Is Rejoining Fleetwood Mac

After months of speculation and “rumours” (pardon the pun), it was confirmed on Tuesday that Christine McVie will be officially rejoining Fleetwood Mac. The news first came from Mick Fleetwood himself, onstage before a crowd in Maui last weekend, as Billboard reports. Band publicist Liz Rosenberg confirmed the news on Tuesday, adding that a tour with the now fully reunited band was possibly in the works. Christine McVie first joined […]


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John McVie Diagnosed with Cancer

Fleetwood Mac cuts short their international tour

John McVie, co-founding member and bassist for Fleetwood Mac, has been diagnosed with cancer, prompting the band to cancel the Australia/New Zealand leg of their international tour. According to a statement made Sunday on Fleetwood Mac’s Facebook page, the band is calling off the previously scheduled 14 concert dates “down under” so McVie can undergo treatment. “We are sorry to not be able to play these Australian and New Zealand dates,” […]


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Fleetwood Mac Release “Extended Play” EP

With relatively little fanfare or forewarning, iconic pop/rock act Fleetwood Mac have released their first new music since 2003’s Say You Will. Granted, it’s only four songs. But still. Simply titled Extended Play, the four-song EP contains three brand-spanking-new tunes penned by Lindsey Buckingham, plus a lost Steve Nicks tune from the Buckingham/Nicks era, “Without You.” The band decided to resurrect the tune officially after an early demo of the […]


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Fleetwood Mac to Reissue “Rumours”, Prepare for Reunion Tour

It’s looking to be a big year for Fleetwood Mac. Not only are they gearing up for a huge reunion tour (with nearly 50 cities announced so far), but next Tuesday the band are re-issuing their 1977 breakout album Rumours as a special 35th-anniversary edition. The album, while not Fleetwood Mac’s first commercially successful record, is certainly their most significant from a historical standpoint, propelling the band to international superstardom […]


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Bob Welch (formerly of Fleetwood Mac) Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

Bob Welch, one of the early members on the Fleetwood Mac roster, passed away Thursday in his home in Nashville of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. He was 66. Welch joined the band in 1971 after the departure of Jeremy Spencer and Peter Green, playing on five albums released over the following four years. He departed the band a few years before the album Rumours catapulted Fleetwood […]